Mechanical Engineer II

Waters Corporation



Milford, MA


Position summary


Waters Corporation is seeking a Mechanical Engineer to join our innovative Instrument Development team. This team is responsible for the development and support of Waters core Liquid Chromatography technologies such as Pump, AutoSampler, Detector, and Column Management modules. 

In this role, the Mechanical Engineer will utilize their technical engineering knowledge while developing analytical instrumentation in a team orientated and collaborative environment.

The Mechanical Engineer will work within a team where there is opportunity to collaborate and mentor others. They will also work in a multifaceted engineering environment utilizing a wide breadth of Mechanical Engineering including the following: Mechanical Design, Analytical Analysis, Fluid Dynamics, Heat Transfer, Material Science, Optics, Automation, User Centered Interface Design, and Systems Engineering. They would also collaborate with Electrical, Software, Reliability, and Production Engineering teams to develop innovative products.


  • Develop electromechanical, fluidic, and thermal components and sub-systems from concept to new product introduction.
  • Conduct detailed engineering analyses on components and sub-assemblies.
  • Verify product requirements and define product and design specifications.
  • Develop control logic for electromechanical, fluid and thermal systems.
  • Design precision machined, plastic molded, and cast parts that are critical to function, user interface, or both while ensuring cost effectiveness and manufacturability.
  • Adhere to regulations such as ISO 9001, EN 61010-1, and 21 CFR 820.
  • Interface with Marketing, Reliability, New Product Introduction, Test Engineering, and Service throughout the Development Lifecycle.
  • Lead component or part level development efforts
  • Mentor engineering peers


  • Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering (required) 

  • Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering (desired) 

  • Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in related field with BSME only

  • 2-5 years of relevant mechanical engineering experience

  • Proven Strong Analytical Skill and Hands on Skills

  • Ability to work in a hands-on environment

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Experience in mechatronics

  • Experience with Solid Works or Equivalent Tool

  • Experience with ANSYS or Equivalent Tool

  • Experience with Matlab / Python / or Equivalent Tool

Company Description

Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT), the world's leading specialty measurement company, has pioneered chromatography, mass spectrometry and thermal analysis innovations serving the life, materials, and food sciences for more than 60 years. With more than 7,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 35 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, with products available in more than 100 countries. Our team focuses on creating business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations to enable significant advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality.   

Working at Waters enables our employees to unlock the potential of their careers. Our global team is driven by purpose. We strive to be better, learn and improve every day in everything we do. We’re the problem solvers and innovators that aren’t afraid to take risks to transform the world of human health and well-being. We’re all in it together delivering benefit as one to provide the insights needed today in order to solve the challenges of tomorrow. 

Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our core values at Waters Corporation. It is our responsibility to actively implement programs and practices to drive inclusive behavior and increase diversity across the organization. We are united by diversity and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, our customers and our community. Waters is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or protected Veteran status. 

Key Words

Mechanical Engineer Engineer Design Analysis bsme msme mechanical engineering CAD Solidworks instrument development product development pdlc mechatronics fluids pump

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